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are celebrating. i'm vinita nair with that story coming up. >> we're live out here with our mobile weather lab at leonard elementary school. what do you guys think about the weather? >> we love the weather! >> i do, too! it's only going to get better. we'll have more when we come back. of mexico, where a second tugboat has reached a disabled cruise ship. an engine on the 'carnival triumph' caught fire sunday. that knocked >>> a second tugboat in the gulf of mexico has reached a disabled cruise ship. an engine on the carnival cruise ship knocked out power on sunday. passengers say rooms and hallways are flooded with sewage. many dragged their mattresses outside to escape the stench. the boat is expected to reach mobile, alabama on thursday. but not soon enough for those people. >> no kidding. >>> petaluma bar pilot whose container ship struck the bay bridge in 2007 is suing to get his license back. a federal investigation said john cota failed to disclose he was on prescription medications which may have been a factor in the crash. the accident spilled 53,0
. vinita nair spoke with someone who is helping her father deal with this crippling disease. >> reporter: amy lee takes care of her father benny who was diagnosed with alzheimer's three and a half years ago. >> when he was first diagnosed he would say what's happening to me, i don't remember anything or something's wrong. but now he's past that phase because his language skills are no longer as strong. >> reporter: more and more americans are finding themselves in amy's position. >> there's a lot of frustration. it's overwhelming. >> reporter: a new study predicts the number of seniors with the memory-robbing disease is going to skyrocket from about 5 million today to about 13.8 million in 2015. >> the baby boomer generation is entering into retirement years and as they age we know the number of alzheimer's disease will continue dramatically. as the number of patients go up, so does the burden on society and families. researchers don't know what causes alzheimer's, and there's no cure. >> right now we're not prepared as a country to deal with this crisis. >> yeah, who's that? >> reporter
. >>> as you might imagine, an emotional day in vatican city today. cbs reporter vinita nair with the pontiff's sendoff from the cardinals and catholics. >> reporter: pope benedict left the vatican for the last time as pontiff. vatican staff lined the courtyard and applauded. he flew to a retreat south of rome to begin his retirement. he spoke in italian to a crowd of cheering supporters from the balcony of the 17th century palace. >> father, son and holy ghost. >> reporter: this morning, he gave a final blessing to the cardinals who will elect a new pope. one of them will be his successor. he promised his unconditional rev reference and obedience to the next pope. he urged the cardinals to work together like an orchestra as they choose the next leader of the church. the cardinals paid their final respect to benedict kissing his ring before saying good-bye. cardinal george from chicago wanted his farewell to be personal. >> i know he's always being thanked for his great magisterium and witness. i thanked him for his friendship. >> report
delaying the on-field action for about a half hour. vinita nair is in new orleans with more. good morning, vinita. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. from the unpress departmented black outat the super dome to the revealing black leather around lace dress by beyonce, the super dome had highlights. the 49ers took the field at the super dome in new orleans. it with us the harbaugh bowl. coach john harbaugh and his younger brother jim coaching san francisco. the ravens scored in the opening drive. cappian had a 13-yard touchdown to anquan boldin. michael james fumbled and it leads to this. new orleans native ed reed made his record time night postseason interception and with two minutes left flacco goes deep to jacoby jones who battles his way into the end zone. the ravens went to the locker room up. to many the game itself is just an appetizer to the star-studded halftime show. pop star beyonce rocking the super dome which had its own coming out seven years removed from the devastation of hurricane katrina. beyonce was joined on stage by her former group destiny's child. they have a new
nair >>> just a few hours from now, pope benedict xvi will officially become emeritus pope. vinita nair joins us live from the vatican with more on today's festivities. good morning. >> good morning, michelle. we have been here all week but there certainly is a different feel here in rome today. the pope had intended it for it to be a quiet somber day and so far things are moving right along on schedule. in about three hours he will take to his helicopter and go to his summer residence. basically where he will spend the remaining portion of his lyfe but earlier today as you mentioned he had a chance to meet with his college of cardinals. >>> reporter: cardinals stood and clapped for pope benedict xvi as met with them at the vatican ahead of his historic resignation. the pontiff blessed them and promised to show unconditional reverence and obedience to the next pope. the 85-year-old called for the church to remain united and said he would continue to support cardinals in prayer. pope benedict gave an emotional farewell to 150,000 people in st. pet
but experts say that number could jump to $1 trillion onover the next few decades. vinita nair spoke with someone who is helping her father deal with this crippling disease. >> did you eat breakfast? >> reporter: amy lee takes care of her father benny who was diagnosed with alzheimer's three and a half years ago. >> when he was first diagnosed he would say what's happening to me, i don't remember anything or something's wrong. but now he's past that phase because his language skills are no longer as strong. >> reporter: more and more americans are finding themselves in amy's position. >> there's a lot of frustration. it's overwhelming. >> reporter: a new study predicts the number of seniors with the memory-robbing disease is going to skyrocket from about 5 million today to about 13.8 million in 2015. >>> the baby boom generation is entering into retirement years and as they age we know the number of alzheimer's disease will continue dramatically. >> reporter: as many as 15 million people currently care for loved ones. as the number of patients go up, so does th
entire fleet of fighter jets. after runner, south african magistrate desmond nair set bail at 1 million rand.about 112-thousand dollars. nair said prosecutors failed to prove pistorius would be a flight risk.or had a propensity for violence. >> he's allegedly got another property in italy. he's got bank accounts outside the country, but definitely that did not stand. and like we say, we nair told pistorius he cannot return to his home.where reeva steenkamp, was shot to death. he must surrender his passport, report to police bi-weekly.and refrain from consuming alcohol. of course i'm pleased. right now we don't know. in a statement, the runner's >> "although we are obviously relieved that this is still a very sad time for the family of reeva and for us.we are convinced that oscar's version of what happened on that terrible night will prove to be the case has captivated the double amputee's hometown. >> it's funny how yesterday we called him a hero and the following day people just say no, he should just be and so.although pistorius is, for now, a free man. he is not free from the that wi
audiencias, el magistrado desmond nair decidiÓ conceder la fianza al famoso atleta con las piernas amputadas. nair impuso una fianza de 113 mil dÓlares, de los que pistorius tendrÁ que pagar 11.300 dÓlares y demostrar que el resto del dinero estÁ disponible. el magistrado indicÓ que el atleta tiene que entregar sus pasaportes y cualquier arma de fuego que posea. no puede salir del distrito de pretoria sin permiso de su oficial supervisor, tampoco puede regresar a su casa, donde ocurriÓ el crimen. la pro Óxima audiencia judicial es el 4 de junio. nair dijo que la declaraciÓn jurada de pistorius, en la que ofrece su versiÓn de los hechos, lo ayudÓ en su solicitud de fianza. la fiscalÍa pedia que no se le otorgara la libertad bajo fianza, argumentando que el atleta tiene "el dinero, los medios y el motivo" para huir de suda frica. pero el juez dijo que no creÍa que pistorius fuera "un riesgo de fuga", o "un peligro para la sociedad". oscar oscar pistorius ya esta en libertad bajo fianza, a la espera de que se celebre el juicio. vamos con el futbol. la selecciÓn salvadoreÑa venci
of the hair.naires's maher said he would pay money to .harity he is only human. he has not paid out. voters have spoken tonight .nd that clydesdale budweiser got many responses facebook andn twitter. that the winning hope.s the foal was born three weeks ago. -- she became a big star in the super bowl ads. nice name. hope. weatherwise, it is still cold out. ready for some sunshine? i got it for you. snow lovers, wait until i tell you where it has been snowing. our temperature, cloudy skies. i think we will get above average before the week is up. in four weeks, our average high 82 degrees. here is the doppler. middle the last of the clippers that come through. there might be a sprinkle or around winchester and maybe some in the western suburbs. 37 in washington. visibility will be down around frederick. could be a bit of fogginess early tomorrow morning. take a look at the whole wide look at the mid part of the country. it is now cloud free. it is nearing the end of summer time in south america. snow is in moscow. they have this the winter in 100 years. 85 inches of snow in moscow. out west
vinita nair is. >> reporter: good morning. we're joining you from one of the rooftops at a business bourbon street. you see the throngs of people. this is a quiet period from what we've observed in new orleans now. keep in mind, there have been a lot of threats of weather, the national weather service says the entire area is in a flood watch. talking to folks here, i don't think any weather could dampen their spirits. [ cheering ] >> reporter: noel burnett and his friends flew to new orleans from three different cities just to celebrate mardi agree. >> san francisco. >> i traveled from wisconsin. >> columbus, ohio. >> reporter: they organized their trip on facebook. now it's time to party. [ cheers ] >> reporter: this group is on a girls vacation. >> today was about shopping and fun. >> reporter: this woman came all the way from israel. >> i like it very much. >> reporter: this guy dressed for the occasion. >> i'm a little bit of everything. i'm a lot to take in. >> reporter: from hotel balconies to packed streets, party-goers are taking over new orleans. [ wild c
are putting their ad campaigns in the hands of their viewers. vinita nair is in new orleans with more on that. good morning, vinita. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie, that's right. super bowl advertisers are starting to embrace social media, and they're realizing all the tweeters and the bloggers out there can help extend those pricey 30-second ads. it's been 30 years since apple's big ads revolutionalized it. it symbolizes empowerment and a generation later they're handing their biggest showcase to their audience. >> people are going to be more involved than they ever have been before in terms of crowd sourcing and social media and actually voting on the outcome of ads. >> reporter: for a seventh straight year doritos will air a commercial made and submitted by fans and selected by online votes, but they're more than just a means of saving money. >> consumers trust other consumers more than they do companies, and so featuring consumers is a way to get closer to them. >> reporter: the participation will be in realtime during the game. viewers will be asked t
-year-old delivered his last message to followers after serving nearly 8 years as pope. vinita nair has more on the sendoff and the process to replace him. >> reporter: pope benedict rode through st. peter's square in his trademark popemobile for the last time. he kissed babies and waved to tens of thousands of people who gathered to see him. the 85-year-old delivered his final message after serving nearly 8 years as pontiff. pope benedict told the crowd he will keep faithful in his prayers and has great trust in the future of the church. tomorrow he will become the first pope to abdicate in 600 years. this group of pilgrims took a bus from germany to rome. vatican officials say even in his retirement pope benedict will be known as emeritus pope son when a new pontiff is elected there will be two popes living just yards away from each other in vatican city. critics say having a pope with the same key aides serving them is a conflict. while the situation is no unique, they say, no trouble will arise. he will be called your holiness and wear a white
nair is in vatican city where tens of thousands packed st. peter's square to witness history. >> reporter: pope benedict xvi arrived in st. peter's square for his final general audience smiling and waving from the popemobile. he spent about 15 minutes saying hellos, stopping to admire one of the youngest in the crowd. aides assisted the 85-year-old as he walked up to the platform. in a clear strong voice, the pope thank the faithful from the bottom of his heart. the holy father acknowledged his eight-year reign had rough spots saying at times that it seemed like the lord was sleeping. benedict retires tomorrow and plans to dedicate the rest of his years to prayer. >> i was deeply freightful for the understanding -- grateful for the understanding, support and prayers of so many of you. >> reporter: an estimated 150,000 people cheered and waved signs thanking the pope for his service. some wiped away tears. >> opportunity to say good-bye to someone who really saved our lives. >> it's been a real honor and privilege to be amongst this crowd.
is now just a few weeks away. vinita nair, cbs news, the vatican. >> so far there's no clear front-runner as pope benedict's successor. cbs news will have a special report this morning scheduled to begin at 7:55 our time right here on kpix 5. >> reporter: it is 4:32 now. santa cruz police plan to give us some more information this morning about the murder of two of their officers. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is down in santa cruz where they're mourning their two fallen officers this morning. >> reporter: the memorial behind me at the santa cruz police department has been growing and growing since tuesday. really a stunning display of community support for these fallen officers. now, some santa cruz police officers may be going back to work today. the police chief told them to take their time with the grieving process. in the meantime, we're hearing more details about the shootings on tuesday. that is part of the gun battle this finally took down accused cop killer jeremy goulet a former marine described by his own father as a ticking time bomb.
. it reaches the fever pitch before lent begins on ash wednesday. >> vitt nita -- vinita nair reports on the party which is expected to include one million people. >> reporter: these friends flew from new orleans from three different cities to celebrate mardi gras. they organized their trip on facebook and now it's time to party. this group is on a girls vacation. >> today was just about shopping and fun. >> reporter: this woman came all the way from israel. >> i like it very much. >> reporter: and this guy dressed for the occasion. >> i'm a little bit of everything. i'm a lot to take in. >> reporter: from hotel balconies to packed streets, partygoers are taking over new orleans. hundreds of thousands of tourists are visiting during mardi gras. for police that means constant crowd control. >> this parade will go about five miles through new orleans. there's 27 floats, everything from beads to coins to hurricane glasses. >> reporter: some kids in the crowd got spots hours before the parade. >> i want to be in the thick. >> reporter: but mardi gras veterans know how to go with the flow.
in pretoria, south africa, where chief magistrate, desmond nair, is about to announce a decision that will settle the fate of oscar pistorius. he faces trial on a charge of premeditated murder after his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp, was shot dead in his home eight days ago. the question about to be settled is straight forward -- will he be freed on bail before trial or imprisonned? our world affairs droont, richard galpin, has the latest on a case being followed around the world. >> oscar pistorius has been brought once again to the court from the police station in pretoria, where he's been held now for more than a week. this time, though, a decision is expected on whether he'll be allowed out on bail or kept in custody for months before the full trial starts. but first, the court heard more arguments from prosecutors that pistorius should be kept in custody because of the degree of violence in this case and because they say pistorius might try to flee. the shooting took place in his home in the early hours of valentine's day. prosecutors allege pistorius got out of his bed and sh
dÍas de audiencias, el magistrado desmond nair decidiÓ conceder la fianza al famoso atleta con las piernas amputadas. nair impuso una fianza de 113 mil dÓlares, el magistrado indicÓ que el atleta tiene que entregar sus pasaportes y cualquier arma de fuego que posea. no puede salir del distrito de pretoria sin permiso de su oficial supervisor, tampoco puede regresar a su casa, donde ocurriÓ el crimen. la pro Óxima audiencia judicial es el 4 de junio. la fiscalÍa pedÍa que no se le otorgara la libertad bajo fianza, argumentando que el atleta tiene "el dinero, los medios y el motivo" para huir de suda frica. pero el juez dijo que no creÍa que pistorius fuera "un riesgo de fuga", o "un peligro para la sociedad". hasta aqui los deportes, buenas noches y feliz fin de semana para todos. pausamos y enseguida regresamos. ..quedese en sintonia..que al semana, y bueno con lluvias en nuestra region el cine es una excelente opcion de entretenimiento... bless me, Última o bendi Íceme Última, es una peli Ícula basada en la novela del escritor mexicano rodulfo anaya, este largometrÁje
there for the traditional celebration. vinita nair is in the crowd. >> reporter: the first mardi gras parade started first thing in the morning. thousands came out to see the zulu parade. about 50 colorful and elaborate floats traveled down st. charles avenue. the mayor of new orleans showed up on horseback. a few rain showers didn't stop people from all walks of life from coming out, including the archbishop. >> even if it rains on mardi gras day in new orleans, we still celebrate. it's still a great day for mardi gras. >> reporter: there are plenty of stories about the origins of dressing newspaper costume for mardi gras but the -- dressing up in costume for mardi gras. >> if you're not in costume, you're the weird one. >> i always wanted to get married. i said why wait for the groom. i'm just wear the dress. >> reporter: celebrations come to an end at midnight when the holy season of lent begins. >> i used to work in new orleans '89 to '94. if you're with me on facebook, my profile picture today, you might laugh. it's from 1993. go amuse yourself. a beautiful day nonetheless, sunshine, temps in the mid
-hour blackout. vinita nair has more. >> and the vince lombardi trophy. >> reporter: the ravens are headed back to baltimore as super bowl champions but many fans will remember this game as the blackout bowl. >> i want to know who's in charge paying the power bill at the super dome. >> reporter: half the lights went out. interior sections of the stadium were almost completely in the dark. the outage left fans and players dismayed and the announcers speechless. >> i wasn't sure they would be able to restart the game tonight. >> reporter: after 34 minutes, the lights finally came back o. officials say the power system sensed an abnormality. >> if there was another system, they were ready to reboot just about when the system came up. dwe have another alternative. >> reporter: new orleans has already expressed interest in hosting the 2018 super bowl in the super dome. it's unclear if the outage could affect that bid. the blackout stopped a ravens blowout who were ahead 28-6 at the time. >> crab tree still had his feet in for the touchdown. >> reporter: but the ravens defense and the retiring supers
in the hands of their viewers. vinita nair is in new orleans with more on that. good morning, vinita. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie, that's right. they're embracing social media and they're real rising the bloggers can help extend the pricey ad. it's been 30 years since apple's big ads revolutionalized it. it symbolizes empowerment and years later they handing over the biggest show case to their audience. >> people are going to be more involved than they ever have been before in terms of crowd sourcing and social media and actually voting on the outcome of ads. >> reporter: for a seventh straight air doritos will air a commercial made and submitted by fans and selected by online votes but they're more than just a means of saving money. >> consumers trust other consumers more than they do companies, and so featuring consumers is a way to get closer to them. >> reporter: the participation will be in realtime during the game. viewers will be asked to vote on how a race in this ad for coke will end. the winner will be revealed in a commercial at the end of the game. another ad ge
with their be happy add and taco bell with the senior citizens, reporting in new orleans, vinita nair, back to you. >>> 5:03, the 49ers fell behind early but boy did they come back. the ravens control the first half, second half, here's the kickoff, jacoby jones, 108 yards to tie a super bowl record and give baltimore a 22 point lead and after the power delay, the 9ers woke up. colin kaepernick's touchdown got them within 2 points, ever so close, not close enough. 9ers lose the super bowl. >> we worked so hard to get here and to come out with a loss, it seemed like it was all for nothing, but we have a good group of guys on this team and we'll be back next year. >> i think that last drive when we got the ball and had time to go down and score a touchdown, we thought it was our game. >> i think we all did. baltimore goes on a win by that field goal after they took the safety, the final 34-31 last night. >>> 25 people were arrested in san francisco during and after the game. two women got into a fight at 3 3rd and king street. a few people through bottles alternat
but by the end i new the judge would be troubled by this. one of the things i discovered did dez mond nair, he had a case about a famous rugby player who beat a cop to death. in a shocking decision he found him guilty of culpable homicide and gave him a suspended sentence. nair is not afraid to go against the police. in the end here with all this police bum blg, i think that prior case comes to roost. he mentioned by the way the word culpable homicide giving a hint to what the future may be in this case. >> judge, what's next in terms of the investigation here? >> they have a lot of work to do. this is certainly not a clear-cut case in this case. to paul's point about homicide, the charge of homicide, there may be some hint that they will come up and say that that's self-defense because that's comparable to our self-defense here in the states. >> self-defense from what? >> he was arguing that there was an intruder and he had to shoot in the bathroom for fear of himself and others. >> in south africa can you just go and start shooting through a door even if you think an intruder is there? >> th
affect their behavior. vinita nair reports, it's not just how long they're watching but what they're watching. >> reporter: television is a regular part of life at the walsh house. karenie and john say they have rules in place for watching. but with six kids, it isn't easy to keep them entertained. >> we have tvs in -- >> every room in the house. >> basically, every room. and in the cars as well. >> reporter: but two new studies in the journal pediatrics say that tv could affect a child's behavior. new zealand researchers looked at about 1,000 children and found the more tv children watched, the more anti-social and aggressive they can become. >> it also means really, more depression, more anxiety, more keeping to one self. >> reporter: pediatricians are not just concerned about how much time kids are spending in front of the tv but also about what types of shows they're watching. >> reporter: u.s. researchers found preschool-aged children with imitate what they see on tv. >> a lot of children's programming, even though it's children's programmi
-- vinita nair reports for wjz. >> reporter: he will still be able to keep his name, benedict xvi and will be known as emertus pope. his dress will also change a bit. >> he will wear a simple white cassette. a simple point will be the shoes. they will no longer be the red shoes have you seen him wear. but he has chose tone keep brown shoes. >> reporter: the pope was given the brown shoes when he went to mexico last year. >> pope benedict does not want to in any way steal a millimeter of the limelight away from his successor. >> reporter: 50,000 tickets have been requested for the pope's final audience here at st. peter's square tomorrow. the vatican says he will be driven around so people can see him. then he will go to the platform and give his last talk. >> i expect it will be a great day of emotion. i don't know whether we'll see it on his face. the pope is very good at controlling himself in public. >> reporter: benedict gave cardinals the go ahead monday to move up the ceremony to elect the next pope. the cardinals plan to set a date fo
and you heard from desmond nair said "i've come to the conclusion that the accused has made a case to be released on bail" this wraps up going on close to two hours of walking through not only the last four days of this case but also literally going through the history of jurisprudence in south africa and bail hearings, et cetera, et cetera. let's begin with robyn curnow outside the courtroom. i know you've got an attorney with you, an expert in south africa law. is he surprised and what does he make of this ruling? >> reporter: okay, i'm just going to bring him in, in two minutes' time if you could hold on while i get a microphone handed to me. according to this entire process, many legal experts have felt this is an exceptional way that this is being handled that this kind of long ruling, this sort of experience that we've just endured the last two hours is unusual. i'm going to try to bring in llewellyn lewis, i want to warn you and your viewers we are in a tight closed environment so if the shot is messy and the camera man is worried about seeing the lights, don't worry. this i
hours as head of the catholic church. it's a big couple of days. vinita nair joins us live from the vatican with more on the pope's sendoff and his retirement. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon, it's a beautiful day here in rome. keep in mind, we're a lot of hours ahead for this general audience that wrapped up about three hours ago from where we are now but it was an unusual one in the sense that the pope traditionally takes this time to talk to tourists and followers about the catholic religion. but today he made it very personal aware that this was his last public audience. ♪ [ music ]♪ >> reporter: pope benedict rode through st. peter's square in his trademark popemobile for the last time. he kissed babies and waved to tens of thousands of people who gathered to see him. the 85-year-old delivered his final message after serving nearly 8 years as pontiff. pope benedict told the crowd he will keep the faithful in his prayers and has great trust in the future of the catholic church. tomorrow he will become the first pope to abd
made his final public appearance in st. peter's square as the pope. vinita nair joins us now live from the vatican with more on this sendoff to retirement. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're a full nine hours later near rome so sort of good afternoon here. but it was a very exciting day here in rome. about 150,000 people packed into st. peter's square and it was an emotional farewell to the pope. pope benedict rode through the popemobile for the last time. he kissed babies and waved to tens of thousands who gathered to see him. the 85-year-old delivered his final message after serving nearly 8 years as pontiff. pope benedict told the crowd he will keep the faithful in his prayers and has great trust in the future of the church. tomorrow he will become the first pope to abdicate in 600 years. this group of pilgrims from the pope's home country of germany took an overnight bus to rome. he says, it's a historic event naturally we want to be part of it. vatican officials say even in his retirement, pope benedict will be known as emeritu
now pope benedict xvi will officially become emeritus pope. cbs reporter vinita nair joins us live from the vatican with more on today's historic event. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. it's interesting. in a way today is the first day of the week that we have been here that really feels somber and i think that's what the pope had intended. he said he wanted today to be quiet, of course, after his retirement today he intends to sort of remove himself from the world. he wants to pray, he wants to meditate first. but earlier today, he had the opportunity to meet with his college of cardinals and give them some important messages. >>> reporter: cardinals stood and clapped for pope benedict xvi as met with them at the vatican ahead of his historic resignation. the pontiff blessed them and promised to show unconditional reverence and obedience to the next pope. the 85-year-old called for the church to remain united and said he would continue to support cardinals in prayer. pope benedict gave an emotional farewell to 150,000 people in st. p
the second half opened up. jacoby jones touchdown all the way in. let's check in with vinita nair. she's live in new orleans with a wrap of the whole super bowl. >> reporter: good morning. we now know more about the lights being turned out that lasted for 34 minutes during the game last night. authorities are telling us there was a piece of equipment responsible for monitoring the electricity in the building. it sensed a problem and defaulted by shutting down some of the nights. the
eight nights in a police cell. >> reporter: magistrate desmond nair made the ruling after a two-hour summation to gasps of relief from the pistorius family. but the judge cast doubt on the athlete's version of events. during the hearing, pistorius testified he mistook his girlfriend for an intruder shooting four times through a locked bathroom door while she was on the other side. >> reporter: the biggest twist came when it was revealed the lead detective on the case milton botha, was facing seven charges of attempted murder himself. an embarrassed prosecution replaced its investigator. pistorius broke down repeatedly during the hearing, his whole body shaking when the ruling came. reeva steenkamp was gina myers best friend and roommate. reeva's bedroom now lies empty just as she left it the night she died. >> i do go through a lot of stages of disbelief because it doesn't feel real. this is a very, very weird sensation. >> reporter: the drama of this bail hearing has set the stage for a gripping trial. sources on both sides of this case have told cbs news that there's plenty of
and denise mcnair were murdered. they, too, deserve our commemoration this year. and our hearts are still heavy with the loss last month of hadiya pendleton, another young woman of color from chicago who was gunned down as another victim in the city's epidemic of violence just days after returning from marching here in d.c. for an inaugural parade for the inauguration of barack obama. we bring hadiya forward because even as the national mall's a space of healing, the symbolic justice granted for those of us who go to it can only be guaranteed further with greater forms of action beyond the maps, beyond the mall's mapped boundaries. to carry us forward through tragedy and towards transformation, we say the names of dr. michael eric dyson and reverend marcia dyson. scholars and leaders like them, they have taught me and so many others so much about intellectual inquiry that flows through the head and the heart and always between peoples. to the 250,000-plus attendees of the march whose names we don't know well enough, we hope to know more of you. we want to hear your stories, and we want to
at vatican city where benedict is retiring today. vinita nair has more on what's ahead for the outgoing pope and the catholic church he led for eight years. >>> reporter: cardinals stood and clapped for pope benedict xvi as met with them at the vatican ahead of his historic resignation. the pontiff blessed them and promised to show unconditional reverence and obedience to the next pope. the 85-year-old called for the church to remain united and said he would continue to support cardinals in prayer. pope benedict gave an emotional farewell to 150,000 people in st. peter's square yesterday. >> it did mean a lot and to see the affectiontion of the people, the appreciation of the crowd and it was -- it was touching. >> reporter: later today the pope will take a 10-minute helicopter ride to his summer retreat on the outskirts of rome. >> he will spend about a couple of months there until there's a new pope of course and until things are ready here. then when he comes back here, he will basically be spending it in a life of prior in a convent on the vatican
to triple over the next decade. >> vinita nair introduces us to a woman helping her father with the disease and the impact it's having on his daughter and the family. >> reporter: amy lee takes care of her father benny who was diagnosed with alzheimer's disease about three and a half years ago. >> when he was first diagnosed, he would say like what's happening to me? i don't remember anything. or something's wrong. but now he's passed that phase because his language skills are no longer as strong. >> reporter: more and more americans are finding themselves in amy's position. >> there's a lot of frustration. it's overwhelming. >> reporter: a new study predicts the number of seniors with the memory robbing disease is going to skyrocket from about five million today to about 13.8 million in 2050. >> the baby-boom generation is entering into retirement years. as they age, we know the numbers of those with alzheimer's will increase dramatically. >> reporter: as many as 15 million americans currently care for a loved one with alzheimer's. as the number of patients goes up, so does the burden on s
african magistrate desmond nair set bail at 1 million rand.about 112-thousand dollars. nair said prosecutors failed to prove pistorius would be a flight risk.or had a propensity for violence. >> he's allegedly got another property in italy. he's got bank accounts outside the country, but definitely that did not stand. and like we say, we court. 1 >> reporter: cannot return to his home.where reeva steenkamp, was shot to death. he must surrender his passport, report to police bi-weekly.and refrain from consuming alcohol. >> of course i'm pleased. right >> reporter: in a statement, the runner's uncle said: >> "although we are obviously relieved that oscar has been granted bail, this is still a very sad time for the family of reeva and for us.we are convinced that oscar's version of what happened on that terrible night will prove to be true." >> reporter: the case has captivated the people of pretoria.the double amputee's hometown. >> it's funny how yesterday we called him a hero and the following day people just say no, he should just be put to the sword >> reporter: and so.althoug
ceo chevron swan and houston texas owner robert mcnair. we have matt shattock. we're going to be covering jobs in the market. vince reinhart will be joining us. and what is a jobs friday without a little shot of rock and roll? kansas is celebrating 40 years in the music business. it has been a very changed scene over those 40 years. we have the founding member, drummer and band manager phil e. hart. andrew, obviously, we have it all today. we do, we do. it's great to see you, becky. joe mentioned stocks are off to a very strong start this year. if you believe in the january barometer, it's a great sign for the bulls. the theory satsdz that the s&p direction in january sets the tone for the next 11 months. the s&p ridesing more than 5% for this january. the transports, by the way, even stronger with a more than 9% gain. the nasdaq also positive, up 4%. here are a few stats of note that are worth thinking about. it was the best month for the dow industrial transports and s&p 500 since october 2011. the best january for the dow industrials since 1994. it's the strongest start
ceremony for him today at fort mcnair, but he really believes and i have talked to him like you have, david, that this sequester is -- because of its sort of blunder bust approach that it does not permit the pentagon to make intelligent choices about what is needed, so it is going to get to readiness. ready city council what we need. >> this is the absurdness of washington. >> the white house proposed the -- >> proposing to get agreement on this. now the new strategy is, yeah, but you can't let that sequester happen because the spending cuts would be so awful when, in fact, there are democrats like dick durbin who will be on the program sunday who have said he doesn't really have a problem with the amount of spending cuts in the pentagon. it's a matter of how you go about doing it. republicans i think also have some leverage here by saying, you know, if you really get us down to it, if have to swallow these spending cuts, we're going take them because that might be good. you got your revenues there. zoolt sequester, we don't like it, but before it on. >> there's a lot of pain. particularly
. >>> the whole world is watching this case. whether or not it weighed on the judge, chief desmond nair, is hard to say. what's clear though is he explained his decision with great care and at great length. you heard him in courtroom audio raising questions about the defense. here he lays out certain challenges for the prosecution. >> we are dealing with circumstantial evidence. what would one expect? there are no other witnesses. the only person who knows what happens is the accused. it is as a matter of pause when you are dealing with circumstantial evidence pieces of the puzzle need to be put together and those may not yet be all be before me and the state obviously in the normal sequence of events would by the time that the state is ready or trial ready have more pieces of the puzzle. >> a lot to talk about starting with the drama in and around this bail hearing. joining me is mark geragos, co-author of "mis-trial." an inside look how the criminal justice system works and sometimes doesn't. also jeffrey toobin and capetown law professor kelly phelps. jeffrey, let me start with you on this. t
is watching this case. whether or not it weighed on the judge, chief desmond nair, is hard to say. what's clear though is he explained his decision with great care and at great length. you heard him in courtroom audio raising questions about the defense. here he lays out certain challenges for the prosecution. >> we are dealing with circumstantial evidence. what would one expect? there are no other witnesses. the only person who knows what happens is the accused. it is as a matter of pause when you are dealing with circumstantial evidence pieces of the puzzle need to be put together and those may not yet be all be before me and the state obviously in the normal sequence of events would by the time that the state is ready or trial ready have more pieces of the puzzle. >> a lot to talk about starting with the drama in and around this bail hearing. joining me is mark geragos, co-author of "mis-trial." an inside look how the criminal justice system works and sometimes doesn't. also jeffrey toobin and capetown law professor kelly phelps. jeffrey, let me start with you on this. the state had
of the girls who died. chris mcnair, whose daughter denise died. i got to know him through some things i did in college and through some political things. he was a democrat. i was a democrat, getting engaged in politics. in 1977 when bill backsly tried the chndliss trial i was in law school and i cut classes and sat through a trial. it was one of the most dramatic trials in american history. it was rivetting and emotional to watch. it's the kind of thing that stays with you. as you can imagine i didn't reopen this case, but when i learned about it, as i was becoming u.s. attorney it became important to me, it was just part of my story. >> michael: and by the time you got on to the case, only two of the four men suspected of carrying out the bombing were still alive. you herds surprising evidence from people close to these two defendants. tell us a little bit about that. >> well, there were--when we went into the case, cherry and planton were not the only surviving real suspects, but we went into it not knowing for sure. there were a lot of clansmen who were involved in this. i still believe
some are calling the biggest storm in two years. vinita nair has the latest for wjz. >> reporter: a massive winter storm is wreaking havoc across the midwest. heavy snow and strong winds shut down a 90-mile stretch of interstate 70 in kansas. cars slid right off the road. >> i just heard another call, looking for a wrecker to pull somebody in. and they're talking five-hour delay to get a wrecker. >> reporter: parts of the state are buried under more than a foot of snow. a wrestling team that was headed to a state tournament, got stuck in their hotel in haze. >> it's been extremely boring. like there is almost nothing to do. >> reporter: there were nearly whiteout conditions in kansas city. the airport and state offices were shut down. people were urged to stay off the roads. but that didn't stop drivers from braving the storm in wichita. >> reporter: the massive storm barreled east from colorado where even suvs were skidding out. that same system brought snow to amarillo, texas. arkansas was coated in ice and sleet, causing power outages. a
mills, new york, ve vinita nair, wjz eyewitness news. >> in addition to anti-social behavior, researchers found that excess television viewing in children increase the risk of criminal conviction later in life. >>> still to come on wjz's eyewitness news. immigration in the spotlight. president obama's plan leaked. and how republicans are responding. >>> tragic end. a former country headliner, found dead. what upon to mind mccready? >> i'm bob turk. first warning weather center. looks like a brief warmup and some rain. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. >>> and wjz 13 is always on. here are the top stories on cbsbaltimore.com at this hour. for updates on all the day's news, and the updated forecast any time, log onto cbsbaltimore.com. >>> the troubled life of country music star mindy mccready ends in an apparent suicide. authorities say her body was found on the front porch of her home in arkansas. she was recently allowed to leave a drug rehabilitation program. mccreed's father said she stopped taking care of hersel
in diamonds from a plane is very real. venita neyer -- vinita nair reports for wjz. >> workerless placing concrete barriers at brussels international airport, after a massive diamond heist. investigators say eight masked gunmen, dressed like police officers, broke through the fence monday night and drove two cars onto the tarmac. the men snatched an estimated $50 million worth of diamonds from the cargo hold of a plane, scheduled to fly to switzerland. >> the operation at the airport has tan exactly three minutes. so this was a very quick hit ask run. very well organized. >> reporter: they had flashing blue lights. i they held a pilot, copilot and other workersa the gunpoint. these people are, indeed, very well aware of what they were doing and what they were looking for. >> reporter: police found a burned-out car near the airport and say it was probably used near the heist. the swiss plane was carrying passengers. but authorities say those on board could not see what was happening underneath, near the cargo area. venita neyer, wjz eyewitness news.
their children spend most of their time outside, staying active. in south bury mills, new york, vinita nair, wjz eyewitness news. >> in addition to anti-social behavior, researchers found that excess television viewing in children, increased the risk of criminal conviction later in life. >>> check in with eyewitness news at 6:00. for these stories and more, coming up, denise is standing by with a preview. denise? >>> we continue to follow two developing stories tonight. a prominent college student stabbed to death at the university of maryland eastern shore. the search for his killer continues. >>> and troubling allegations. a johns hopkins doctor, found dead in his home in baltimore county. police say he was secretly taping patients. what the hospital is saying tonight. check in for more on these stories and more at 6:00. now back to you. >> denise, thank you. >>> still ahead on eyewitness news tonight. long-time oriole brian rockets says -- roberts says he is finally healthy, after three years of struggle. >> mark has the latest from >>> baseball sp
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